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Kim Forrest

Kim Forrest

Kim Forrest has been writing about weddings for over a decade, specializing in etiquette and planning advice. She has previously written for Brides.com, Brides Local Magazines, and Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and has been quoted as a wedding expert in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Refinery29, and more.

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Wedding Guests How to Be the Best Wedding Guest During COVID

Being a wedding guest during COVID is going to be a different experience than in the past. Here’s how to take proper precautions, while still celebrating the happy couple.

Wedding Guests Yes, Even If a Wedding Is Canceled, You Should Still Give a Gift—Here's Why

COVID has complicated the already murky waters of wedding gift etiquette. Here's everything a guest needs to know about gift giving if the event has been postponed or canceled.

Wedding Songs & Music The Best 2020 First Dance Songs to Kick Off Your Reception Right

The 2020 first dance songs come from a variety of genres—you're sure to find one to suit your style and personality.

Planning Basics Here’s Why An Elopement Planner Is Totally Worth It

An elopement planner probably sounds like an oxymoron—but it’s totally not. Here’s why these pros are more necessary than ever.

Favors 7 Ways to Make Hand Sanitizer Look Cute for a COVID Wedding

Practicing good hand hygiene is just one of the safety measures couples and their guests should take. Here’s how to create a hand sanitizing station at your wedding that’s both useful and stylish.

Wedding Decor 22 Clever Social Distancing Signs for Your Wedding

These stylish social distancing signs will encourage your guests to stay safe throughout your wedding day.

Marriage Proposals 10 Places to Propose in Nashville

Prepare to pop the question in Music City. From gardens to museums, music venues, and much more, there are so many romantic places to propose in Nashville!

Marriage Proposals 23 Proposal Songs That Will Pretty Much Guarantee a “Yes!”

Adding music to your proposal can make the moment even more memorable. To help you find that perfect "marry me" tune, we've rounded up some of the best proposal songs.

Planning Basics 8 Black-Owned Businesses That Are Shaping Michigan Weddings

From Detroit to Grand Rapids, these Black-owned wedding businesses in Michigan are leading the industry.

Planning Basics How to Plan a Wedding Step by Step

Just got engaged and not sure where to start? Here's our step-by-step guide to planning a wedding to make it as simple and straightforward as possible, so you can keep stress at a minimum.

Favors 40 Wedding Face Masks for Everyone on Your Guest List

Wedding masks are sure to be the top accessory for 2020 events. We found options for every style and personality.

Cake & Desserts These 27 Wedding Cake Serving Sets Will Make Your Reception Extra Special

A wedding cake cutter set makes a fabulous gift that you can use during your reception—and at home long after the big day.

Bride & Bridesmaids 26 Bridesmaid Pajama Sets for the Cutest Getting-Ready Pics

From flannel to floral, these bridesmaid pajama sets will keep your crew comfy and coordinated for all of your getting-ready fun.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties How COVID-19 Is Changing Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

According to a new WeddingWire study, bachelor and bachelorette parties have changed dramatically since last year. Are these changes temporary or will they last beyond COVID?

Rings & Jewelry How to Determine Your Partner’s Ring Size

Planning to purchase a sparkler for your someone special? Here’s how to determine the ring size for your partner to ensure a perfect fit.

Speeches & Traditions Attending an Indian Wedding? Here’s What to Expect

Make sure you’ll know what to expect when attending an Indian wedding. Learn about the various religions that may be observed and the customs associated with each.

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